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Michael Maher

Jul 22, 2019

Michael Maher Reappointed to Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission

Assistant Dean for Professional Education and Accreditation Michael Maher has been reappointed to a two-year term on the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission. 

Dr. Hiller Spires took 11 NC State students to three cities in China as part of a study abroad course in May.

Jul 18, 2019

Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour. 

Douglas Price '13, NC Charter School Teacher of the Year, stands with State Superintendent Mark Johnson

Jul 18, 2019

Douglas Price ‘13MED Named NC Charter School Teacher of the Year

North Carolina’s Charter School Teacher of the Year, Douglas Price ‘13, said his time at the NC State College of Education helped him develop his unique course at Voyager Academy in Durham. 

Assistant Professor KC Busch with a teacher as the perform a water filtration experiment in the Galapagos Islands

Jul 17, 2019

K.C. Busch, Meg Blanchard Help Bring Education for Sustainability, Professional Development to Galápagos Islands

Professional development is difficult to access for teachers in the Galápagos Islands because of the region’s isolated location, but NC State College of Education Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D. is helping to bring opportunities to native educators. 

A group of students sitting in their classroom

Jul 15, 2019

Business and Marketing Education Licensure Program Helps Teachers Bring Real-World Expertise to Classrooms

Dozens of teachers from across the state enroll each year in the NC State College of Education’s Business and Marketing Education Initial Licensure Program. Two graduates share why they chose to leave their careers for the classroom and how the program, which is the only one of its kind offered in North Carolina, helped them along the way. 

Michelle Falter, Ph.D., surrounded by teachers in Kenya

Jun 28, 2019

On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow

For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year. 

Meghan Manfra

Jun 27, 2019

Article, Spencer Foundation Grant Aim to Prove Benefits of Teacher Inquiry Through Action Research

Do students benefit when educators engage in intentional inquiry about their teaching practices? A recent article and grant-funded project from NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., explore the impacts of action research. 

Jun 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Hopes to Help Students Better Understand Geometry Through $450,000 NSF Grant

Could the use of animated materials in contrasting cases help middle school students develop a stronger understanding of geometry? NC State College of Education Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa will use a $450,000 NSF grant to find out. 

Dr. Ann Harrington speaks during a series of Wolfpack WORKS meetings in June 2019

Jun 25, 2019

Wolfpack WORKS Meetings Help Prepare Administrators for Second Year

Wolfpack WORKS is expanding as the project enters its second year. Co-principal investigator Ann Harrington explains the plan to provide support for more teachers as well as school administrators. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jun 14, 2019

Graduate Student Amanda Danks Selected as SREE Summer Fellow, Presenter at International Conference

Amanda Danks, a doctoral student in the educational evaluation and policy analysis program at the NC State College of Education, will spend her summer working with the SREE Summer Fellows Program before traveling to Scotland to present at a conference.